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Thursday & Friday, May 10 & 11, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:
Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq.
The Ferrara Law Firm, LLC
Cherry Hill, NJ

José W. Hernandez, Esq.
Law Offices of Adam M. Kotlar
Cherry Hill, NJ
Scott G. Leonard, Esq.
Leonard Legal Group, LLC
Morristown, NJ

Ann M. Merritt, Esq.
Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso Weiner & Konray
Clark, NJ

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Moderator: Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq. and Ann M. Merritt, Esq.

8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Eric G. Kahn, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Practical Advice and Pitfalls in Dealing with Fee Arbitrations
Ann M. Merritt, Esq. • Clark, NJ
Michael Noriega, Esq. • Scotch Plains, NJ

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm
What the Ethics Rules Dictate About What Can and Cannot be Said at Trial
Rachel Placitella, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ethics of Lawyers Entering Into Confidentiality Agreements During Discovery
Janine G. Bauer, Esq. • Lawrenceville, NJ
Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
The Ethics of Lawyers Entering Into Non-Disclosure Agreements at Settlement
Megan P. Gable, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm

Ethical Considerations: A Judicial Perspective
Hon. John E. Harrington, J.S.C. • Mount Holly, NJ

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Defending Ethical Grievances and Complaints: What do I do Now?
Raymond S. Londa • Elizabeth, NJ
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall

Friday, May 11, 2018
Moderators: Jose W. Hernandez, Esq. and 
Scott G. Leonard, Esq.

6:30 am - 8:30 am
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Top Ten Ethics Complaints and How to Avoid Them
HoeChin Kim, Esq. • Trenton, NJ

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Ethical Issues in Medical Malpractice Cases
K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq. • West Orange, NJ

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Lawyers Assistance Program: How it Works and How to Get Help When You Need It
William John Kane, Esq. • New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program • New Brunswick, NJ

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
How to Avoid Ethical Issues in Auto Cases
José W. Hernandez, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Kimberly Hoehing, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Ethical Considerations for Criminal and Municipal Court Practitioners
Matthew V. Portella, Esq. • Haddon Heights, NJ

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Current Ethics Considerations in Social Media and Internet Marketing
Eric D. Dakhari, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2018 features 29 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2018, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.80 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.80 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 4.80 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/or matrimonial law.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on May 4, 2018.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, May 4th is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or
 an on-demand seminar at


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